Guide to the Benjamin Abbot Letter, Nov. 8, 1844

Collection number: MS 92
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Benjamin Abbot, 1762-1849

Abbot was the second Headmaster of Phillips Exeter Academy (Exeter, N.H.) A biography can be found here.

About the Benjamin Abbot Letter (1844)

Three page letter written by Benjamin Abbot to his brother, the Reverend Abiel Abbot. In the letter Benjamin Abbot disagrees with his brother’s opposition to capital punishment.

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Preferred Citation

Benjamin Abbot Letter, Nov. 8, 1844, MS 92, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Manuscript Co. of Springfield, Apr. 30, 1980 (Accession number: 7962)




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